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Officials travel to Nepal to help Vietnamese citizens

Update: April, 29/2015 - 16:30
Regarding a group of five Vietnamese tourists who sent messages to their homes yesterday, saying they were still trapped on the mountain, the Vietnamese embassy in India confirmed the five persons were found at a military base in Namche in an exhausted condition. — Photo zing.vn

NEW DELHI (VNS) – Officials of the Vietnamese embassy in India departed for Kathmandu this morning to help Vietnamese citizens, who have been stranded in Nepal after the earthquake last Saturday.

The embassy's Minister Counsellor Tran Quang Tuyen said 16 Vietnamese tourists were staying in Kathmandu, besides some others about whom the embassy was yet to get information.

Officials would assist the Vietnamese citizens to reach New Delhi, from where they could board a connecting flight to Viet Nam, Tuyen said

Regarding a group of five Vietnamese tourists who sent messages to their homes yesterday, saying they were still trapped on the mountain, the Vietnamese embassy in India confirmed the five persons were found at a military base in Namche in an exhausted condition. The embassy will provide assistance to transport the group to Kathmandu. — VNS 

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